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Psychotropic Drugs

Completely updated, the fourth edition of Psychotropic Drugs presents essential psychopharmacologic information in a comprehensive, user-friendly format. Part One consists of 23 narrative chapters that provide an overview and basic discussion of the biologic bases of psychopharmacology, as well as the uses of psychotropic drugs for specific psychiatric disorders across the lifespan. Part Two contains a series of brief profiles for some of the most common psychotropic drugs, listed by generic name, for access in clinical situations. With information presented in both a comprehensive narrative style and in alphabetical drug profiles, this book can be used both as a textbook and as a handy reference.

Paperback, 768 Pages

Published: March 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03020-5

Contents

  • PART I: CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
    INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS
    1. Psychiatric Care and Contemporary Treatment
    2. Functional Neuroanatomy
    3. The Pharmacokinetic Basis of Therapeutics
    4. Neuropharmacology and Psychotropic Drugs
    5. Culture, Ethics, and Psychopharmacology NEW!

    DRUGS USED IN THE TREATMENT OF MENTAL DISORDERS
    6. Drugs for Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses
    7. Drugs for Depressive Disorders NEW!
    8. Drugs for Bipolar Disorders NEW!
    9. Drugs for Anxiety Disorders
    10. Drugs for Dementia and Delirium
    11. Drugs for Seizure Disorders
    12. Drugs for Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders
    13. Drugs for Acute Psychoses and the Violent Patient
    14. Drugs for the Treatment of Alcoholism and Other Substance Use Disorders
    15. Drugs for Sexual Dysfunction

    DRUG ISSUES RELATED TO PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
    16. Drugs Used for Electroconvulsive Therapy
    17. Drugs Used for Substance Abuse
    18. Drugs Used to Stimulate the Central Nervous System
    19. Drugs Used to Treat Extrapyramidal Side Effects
    20. Drugs Used in Alternative and Complementary Medicine NEW!

    DEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES RELATED TO PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS
    21. Psychopharmacology for Children
    22. Psychopharmacology for Adolescents
    23. Psychopharmacology for Elderly Persons

    PART II: PSYCHOTROPIC DRUG PROFILES

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